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Using the surplus Cuban revenues for the improvement of the internal communications of the island and in sanitation and other public works, Governor Magoon expended nearly a million dollars in the month of August last. The expenditure was: For highways, $512,921; on State buildings, $129,911, and other items, including engineer's office in Havana, $111,206; sanitation, $62,687; harbor work, $28,000, and lighthouse service, $10,670.

The turbine steamship Lusitania is queen of the seas. She made her second voyage from Daunt's Rock across the Atlantic to Sandy Hook Lightship in four days, nineteen hours, and fifty-two minutes. The first voyage was made in five days, fifty-four minutes. She now holds the record for the quickest trip from land to land, the greatest number of knots covered in a day, 609 and 617, and the highest average speed, 24 knots.

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